Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I've Added to My To-Be-Read List Lately


 (Hosted by the Broke and the Bookish) 

November is a busy month, so I'm glad this week's Top Ten Tuesday is an easy one! I add books to my to-read this constantly. As a librarian, I have to try to keep up with what's coming out soon, so that I can make sure to order it, so I hear about a lot of interesting books! Here are the ones I've added most recently!

 1. Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseller
When the ruthless pirate king learns of a treasure map hidden on an enemy ship, his daughter, Alosa, knows there's only one pirate for the job-herself. Leaving behind her beloved ship and crew, Alosa facilitates her own kidnapping to ensure her passage on the ship. Then she meets the handsome first mate, Riden, who is charged with finding out all her secrets. 

2. The Butterfly Mosque by G. Willow Wilson 
When Willow leaves her atheist parents in Denver to study at Boston University, she enrolls in an Islamic Studies course that leads to her shocking conversion to Islam and sends her on a fated journey across continents and into an uncertain future.

 3. Unearthed by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner
Jules Addison and Amelia Radcliffe join forces in a tomb-raiding race on a newly discovered planet to unravel the secrets of an ancient, long-extinct civilization — only to uncover a revelation that could spell the end of the human race.

 4. A Criminal Magic by Lee Kelly
Two young sorcerers experiment with magic and mobsters in 1920s Prohibition when a new elixir is created that turns their lives upside down.

 4. Caraval by Stephanie Garber
Scarlett has never left the tiny island where she lives with father and her sister Tella. Scarlett dreams of seeing Caraval, the legendary, once-a-year performance where the audience participates in the show. Then, Scarlett’s long-dreamt of invitation to Caraval finally arrives.But Tella is kidnapped by Caraval’s mastermind organizer. Scarlett has been told that it's all part of the performance. But she must find Tella before the five nights of the game are over, a dangerous domino effect of consequences is set off, and her sister disappears forever.

 5. The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli
Molly knows all about unrequited love. But she can't stomach the idea of rejection, so she's careful. Then her twin get s new girlfriend who happens to come with a cute hipster-boy sidekick. If Molly can win him over, she'll get her first kiss! There's only one problem: Molly's coworker, Reid, a chubby Tolkien superfan with a season pass to the Ren Faire, and there's absolutely no way Molly could fall for him.  Right?

 6. The Love Interest by Cale Dietrich
There is a secret organization that cultivates teenage spies. The agents are called Love Interests because getting close to people destined for great power means getting valuable secrets. Two boys are pursuing the same girl, and she's important. The boys are are well-trained and at the top of their games. They have to be – whoever the girl doesn’t choose will die.

 7. Once and for All by Sarah Dessen
 Louna, daughter of famed wedding planner Natalie Barrett, has seen every sort of wedding: on the beach, at historic mansions, in fancy hotels and clubs. Perhaps that's why she's cynical about happily-ever-after endings. When Louna meets charming, happy-go-lucky serial dater Ambrose, she holds him at arm's length. But Ambrose isn't about to be discouraged.

8. Unfiltered by Lily Collins
A poignant, honest conversation about the things young women struggle with: body image, self-confidence, relationships, family, dating. By turns hilarious and heartbreaking, Lily’s honest voice will inspire you to be who you are and say what you feel. It’s time to claim your voice! It’s time to live your life unfiltered.

 9. Not a Drop to Drink by Mindy McGinnis
When a cholera epidemic reduces quality of life to times not unlike the wild frontier days, Lynn will do anything to protect her valuable water source. When the threat of dangerous men to the south and families to the east, Lynn is forced to reach out and find people she can rely on. 

10. Breaker by Kat Ellis
 Kyle is starting a new school with a new name. It's been a year since his serial killer father's execution, and it finally looks like things are turning around for Kyle. Until he recognizes the girl sitting in the back row in homeroom. Naomi is immediately intrigued by Killdeer Academy's newcomer. But she doesn't realize he is the son of the man who murdered her mother.

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